Broker trade body British Insurance Brokers' Association (Biba) is planning to merge some of its smaller regions and change the boundaries of some of the other regions. A new City of London region will also be created.
Biba said the enlarged regions would gain a “critical mass” in terms of numbers of members, and so increase the influence and leverage of the region.
Regions will be defined by postcodes, in future, rather than county boundaries. This may also lead to some members moving from one region to another.
The proposed mergers are: